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99 Diwali Sweet Recipes

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Celebration of light, and devouring unlimited sweets (mithai) is just round the corner. Diwali and sweets are synonymous. Do you and your family also enjoy relishing on sweets during the festive season?

We all do, because the festivals and sweets always come along. Why not surprise your loved ones by cooking some of their favorite sweet treats this Diwali?

diwali sweet recipes

Homemade sweets are way better than the store-bought ones, because they are made with so much of love and care. So this year, dazzle your loved ones with some delightfully divine homemade Diwali sweets recipes (mithai).

Here we have made a list of 99 exquisite Diwali Sweet Recipes. These sweet recipes make a great addition to your Diwali sweet and snack table. Also many of them make great gifts for Diwali.

Here is the list of 99 Diwali Sweet Recipes:

1.) 3-Ingredient Nutella Mousse

An Easy and delicious Nutella Mousse made with 3 ingredients. Nutella combined with whipped cream and coffee makes this a quick treat.

2.) 5 Ingredient Pumpkin Fritters - Pumpkin Gulgule

5 Ingredient Pumpkin Fritters | Pumpkin Gulgule | Kaddu Ke Meethe Pakode. Gulgula is an Indian version of mini donuts. They are super spongy and crispy.

3.) Aate Ki Pinni

Aate ki Pinni or Aata Ladoos is a traditional Punjabi winter delicacy made with wheat flour, ghee, sugar, and lots of dry fruits.

4.) Almond Rose Rabri

Almond Rose Rabri With a dash of Saffron is a perfect dessert for any day, or when you have cravings for sweet. You can make this as weekend family dessert.

5.) Aloo Ka Halwa- Potato Halwa (Recipe Video)

Aloo Ka Halwa is a very tasty, easy and gluten-free dessert is cooked with boiled mashed potatoes, ghee, and sugar. You can serve it anytime as a dessert.

6.) Apple Shaped Milk Peda - Doodh Peda

Easy Apple Shaped Milk Peda recipe in 20 minutes. This super cute and delicious Apple Shaped Milk Peda is a quick and instant classic Doodh Peda.

7.) Atta Biscuits - Whole Wheat Indian Cookies Recipe

These everyday Atta Biscuits aka Whole Wheat Indian Cookies are popular tea time cookies in India. Easy, eggless, crispy and scented with cardamom.

8.) Atte Ka Halwa Recipe - Wheat Flour Halwa

Learn How To Make Aate Ka Halwa | Atte Ka Halwa Recipe with a simple video tutorial. This insanely delicious aate ka halwa is roasted with a ghee.

9.) Badam Burfi Recipe

Classic Badam Burfi aka Badam Katli made with whole almonds or blanched almond Flour! This is a very easy that can be made by beginners.

10.) Badam Ladoo

Badam Ladoo or almonds Ladoo are rich, flavorful & delicious Indian sweet balls prepared with almonds, sweetener, ghee, & nuts.

11.) Besan Ladoo Recipe - Sweet Chickpea Flour Balls

Besan Ladoo is one of the most popular Indian desserts. These ladoos are so fragrant, delicious and have a melt-in-mouth texture. A must during festivals.

12.) Best Gulab Jamun Recipe

My Ginger Garlic Kitchen. Gulab Jamun Recipe | How to Make Gulaab Jamun With Khoya At Home. These gulab jamuns made from traditional mawa tastes the best.

13.) Best Kesar Pista Ice Cream

This classic Kesar Pista Ice Cream or Saffron Pistachio Ice Cream is creamy, rich, and flavorful. It has a delicate aroma and nutty crunch.

14.) Best Malpua Recipe

Mawa Malpua is a delicious and popular Rajasthani dessert where fried pancakes dipped in flavoured warm sugar syrup and served warm along with kesar rabdi.

15.) Bread Gulab Jamun Recipe - Instant Bread Gulaab Jamun

Learn how to make Bread Gulab Jamun with a video tutorial. Bread gulab jamun is an instant, and easy version of making a popular Indian dessert gulab jamun.

16.) Bread Malai Roll

Bread Malai Roll is a delightful Indian sweet where bread slices are stuffed with filling and then dunked into a creamy and flavourful milk.

17.) Caramelized Banana Mango with Coconut

Caramelized Banana Mango with Coconut is a Thai-style dessert that coconutty flavor with refreshingly creamy fruits. An ultimate sweet for instant cravings.

18.) Caramelized Banana with Nuts and Mango Yogurt

The caramelized banana with nuts and mango yogurt is perfect as a dessert, breakfast, or even snack. Now satisfy your sweet cravings without feeling guilty.

19.) Carrot Halwa - How to Make Gajar Halwa

How to Make Gajar Ka Halwa | Carrot Halwa. This is a chewy halwa which is bursting with awesome cardamom-y flavor and nutty texture.

20.) Carrot Sabudana Kheer – Carrot Sago Kheer

Kheer is a name for Indian milk pudding flavoured with cardamom, saffron, and dry fruits. Carrot Sabudana Kheer is a little twist to regular sabudana kheer.

21.) Chocolate Burfi

The chocolate burfi recipe is a super delicious Indian-style fudge made in just 30 minutes. This Indian sweet has a dense milky and chocolatey taste.

22.) Chocolate Chip Cookies Salted Peanuts Ice-cream Sundae

This easy to make Sundae is a delicious love affair between chocolate chip cookies and caramel icecream. An easy and classic dessert for the whole year.

23.) Chocolate Coated Badam Roll

Easy Chocolate Coated Badam Roll or Badam Roll made with blanched almond flour or whole almonds! Perfect for the festive season.

24.) Chocolate Coconut Delights

Chocolate Coconut Delights are a super easy, simple, and quick chocolate dessert where Mawa is cooked with desiccated coconut, cocoa powder shaped into discs.

25.) Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cranberry Cookies

These Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cranberry Cookies are zesty, tender, fruity, melt-in-mouth, chocolatey, and topped with pretty sprinkles.

26.) Chum Chum Recipe - Bengali Sweet Chomchom

Chum Chum is a popular authentic Sweet Dish which hails from the Eastern Indian state of West Bengal. This post shows how to make soft and spongy Cham Cham.

27.) Classic and Easy Cherry Lassi Ice Cream (Video Recipe)

Cherry Lassi Ice Cream has an amazing tang and sweetness. This refreshing and delicious yogurt based ice cream is perfect on a hot summer day.

28.) Coconut Burfi Roll

Easy Coconut Burfi Roll  (Indian fudge) made with desiccated coconut, and milk powder and flavored with saffron and cardamom.

29.) Creamy Chocolate Vermicelli Pudding

If you are looking for chocolate, cardamom, nuts and vermicelli in one dish, this dessert is for you. It is super quick, easy and ready in 25 minutes.

30.) Dry Fruits Laddu

Dry fruits laddu is delicious, healthy, nutritious, and quick to make energy balls that are sweetened with dates and raisins

31.) Eggless Chocolate Mousse

Eggless chocolate mousse is made with cream, heavy whip cream, some sugar, and vanilla extract. And the result was SO creamy-classic chocolatey-dessert.

32.) Eggless Gulkand Mug Cake in 2 Minutes - Rose Mug Cake

Learn to make 2 minutes Eggless Gulkand or Rose Mug Cake Recipe with step by step video. It is palatable, spongy, and full of delish rosy fragrance.

33.) Eggless Triple Chocolate Cookies Recipe

Learn to make Eggless Triple Chocolate Cookies Recipe with a video tutorial. These seductive, thick and crispy cookies are perfect for chocolate lovers.

34.) Fruit and Nut Couscous Paneer Pudding with Chocolate

This Fruit and Nut Couscous Paneer Pudding is rich, creamy with a classic texture. It has similarity to Indian rice pudding, aka Kheer. Serve as dessert.

35.) Fruit Cream Rice Kheer Recipe - Indian Kheer Pudding

Fruit Cream Rice Kheer is a fusion Indian dessert. These individual desserts are an enticing amalgamation of chilled rice kheer, fruit cream, and chocolate.

36.) Fruit Custard

Fruit custard is delicious, light & flavorful dessert made with creamy custard and assorted fresh fruits. It is a perfect afetrmeal dessert.

37.) Fruit Rabri

Fruit Rabri (also known as Fruit Rabdi) is a typical North Indian sweet dish that is rich, creamy, fruity, and appetizingly sweet.

38.) Ghevar - How To Make Jaipuri Malai Ghevar

Learn to make Ghevar with a video. Ghewar is a disc-shaped Rajasthani Dessert made using thick metal molds. It is cooked during festivals like Holi and Teej.

39.) Gujiya Recipe | Mawa Gujiya Recipe

Mawa Gujiya is an Indian style deep fried pastry loaded with mawa (dried milk) stuffing. Gujiyas are crispy from outside and delectably sweet from inside.

40.) Gulab Jamun Cookies

These classic, delicious, and melt-in-mouth Gulab Jamun Cookies are made with some simple ingredients. They make the ideal festive treat.

41.) Gulkand Dessert Paratha With Gulkand Raita Recipe

This dessert paratha is a painless dessert paratha which can be made with only a few ingredients. This is rustic but nutty and so full of amazing flavors.

42.) Gulkand Pista Kulfi - Rose and Pistachio Frozen Dessert

Kulfi is a popular indian frozen dessert, and this rose jam and pistachio flavored kulfi has an authentic chewy texture. It is super cute and tastes awesome.

43.) Gulkand Shrikhand Recipe - Rose Flavoured Greek Yogurt

Gulkand (Rose) Shrikhand is an Indian dessert made by using strained yogurt and flavored with Gulkand, rose water and cardamom. Serve with Poori or as it is.

44.) Homemade Mango Ice Cream (No Ice Cream Maker)

This creamiest and dreamiest Homemade Mango Ice Cream Recipe is made without an ice cream maker. Delicious, easy no-churn ice ceam is full of mango flavors.

45.) How To Make Quick Mango Kulfi - No Cook Mango Kulfi Recipe

Mango kulfi is a traditional, rich, and creamy frozen dessert from India. Learn to make no cook mango kulfi recipe with step-by-step video instructions.

46.) How to make Rose Syrup

Make the most aromatic rose syrup using rose petals. This page has all the tips, and tricks you will ever need to make rose syrup at home.

47.) How to Make Soft Rasmalai At Home - Homemade Ras Malai

Rasmalai is a popular Bengali dessert where flattened cottage cheese balls are cooked in sugar syrup and then soaked in sweet, saffron flavored milk syrup.

48.) Indulging Coconut Mango Panna Cotta

Indulging Coconut Mango Panna Cotta is a dessert recipe. This is made with coconut milk, cream, and mangoes. This is a perfect summer dessert.

49.) Instant 5 Mins Coconut Ladoo - No Heat

This no heat Instant Coconut laddu is a quick and elegant Indian dessert recipe which is prepared with only 3 ingredients and is gluten free.

50.) Instant Badam Halwa - Almond Halwa (Instant Pot + Pan)

Quick and delicious Badam Halwa (Almond pudding) made with almond flour, and cooked in Instant Pot. Perfect dessert for any occasion.

51.) Instant Bread Rasmalai Recipe

Bread Rasmalai is the twisted version of traditional Rasmalai where instead of paneer balls bread slices are used for soaking in saffron flavored thick milk.

52.) Instant Coconut Ladoo Recipe (Rose, Saffron, Cardamom)

Coconut or Nariyal Ladoo is a popular Indian sweet. Learn to make Instant Coconut Ladoo Recipe in 3 different flavours which are rose, saffron, and cardamom.

53.) Instant Mango Shrikhand - Mango Greek Yogurt Dessert

Learn to make Instant Mango Shrikhand with a video tutorial. Mango shrikhand is an Indian creamy, rich tropical flavorsome yogurt based dessert.

54.) Instant Peach Jalebi Topped with Cream and Pistachio

This Instant Peach Jalebi is a twisted version of traditonal Indian sweet Jalebi which is a popular and traditional Indian sweet made on Indian festivals.

55.) Instant Pot Gajar Halwa - Carrot Halwa Recipe

Gajar Halwa | Carrot Halwa dessert in Instant Pot or in a pressure cooker. This ia a rich, delicate, warm and delicious and absolutely decadent dessert.

56.) Instant Strawberry Shrikhand - Strawberry Yogurt Dessert

Instant Strawberry Shrikhand Recipe | Strawberry Yogurt Dessert is a sweet dish made with strained yogurt and pureed strawberries and has an amazing taste.

57.) Jaipuri Mishri Mawa Recipe

Jaipuri Mawa Mishri or Mishri Mawa is a traditional Rajasthani dessert made with solidified milk (mawa) and Mishri (crystal sugar).

58.) Jalebi recipe

Jalebi is a quick and easy and popular Indian style funnel cake recipe. This video recipe makes juicy and crispy jalebi that can be made under 30 minutes.

59.) Kaju Katli Recipe - Kaju Burfi - How to Make Kaju Katli

Kaju Katli is one of the most popular and delicious Indian sweets recipes. Learn to make traditional kaju katli with step by step video instructions.

60.) Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand - Greek Yosgurt Saffron Dessert

Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand (केसर इलाइची श्रीखंड) is a sweet dish which is prepared by using strained yogurt and flavored with cardamom and saffron.

61.) Kesar Mawa Peda - Indian Milk Fudge - Instant Khoya Peda

Kesar Mawa Peda | Indian Milk Fudge | Instant Khoya Peda is a classic melt-in mouth Indian dessert which is usually made during festivals.

62.) Kopra Pak - Nariyal Ki Burfi - Khopra Pak Video Recipe

Khopra Pak is a very sophisticatedly and delicately flavored coconut fudge. This sweet has intense coconut flavor and an amazing texture.

63.) Lapsi Recipe - Cracked Wheat Sweet

Lapsi Recipe is a traditional rajasthani and gujarati dessert. This cracked wheat dessert is a moist and soft pudding. It tastes great when served warm.

64.) Layered Coconut Burfi

This easiest double-layer coconut burfi is ready in under 25 minutes. An easy to make, and quick dessert to celebrate any occasion.

65.) Makhana Kheer | Makhane Ki Kheer

Makhana Kheer or Makhane ki Kheer is a traditional and delicious, creamy Indian pudding made with fox nuts, milk, sugar, dry fruits, and flavorings like saffron.

66.) Malai Ladoo

Malai Ladoo or Paneer Ladoo is a creamy, delicious, and melt-in-mouth sweet made with just a few basic ingredients. Great for Diwali, Holi.

67.) Mascarpone Cream Cheese Chocolate Mousse Cups Recipe

This Mascarpone Cream Cheese Chocolate Mousse is definitely one of the most classic chocolate desserts. These are the perfect party desserts.

68.) Milk Powder Burfi

Milk powder burfi, or Milk Burfi is an Indian Style classic and delicious dense milk fudge which is melt-in-mouth and easy to make.

69.) Mohanthal Recipe - Mohan Thal (2 Ways)

Mohanthal is a traditional Indian Sweet originated from Indian States of Gujarat and Rajasthan. This gram flour fudge has a rich flavor and delicious taste.

70.) Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

How To Make Rajasthani Moong Dal Halwa — Rajasthani Moong Dal Halwa is a classic, rich and mouth-watering Indian dessert.

71.) Motichoor Ladoo - How to Make Motichur Laddu

Motichoor Ladoo or Motichur Laddu is a round-shaped sweet dish made with saffron-coloured fine and tiny chickpea flour pearls or balls. Perfect festive sweet.

72.) Mysore Pak - How to Make South Indian Ghee Mysore Pak

Mysore Pak is a popular, aromatic, delicious, and melt-in-mouth sweet from South India. This delicate sweet is made with chickpea flour, sugar, and ghee.

73.) Nankhatai Recipe - Indian Shortbread Cookies

Nankhatai is a delicious, melt-in-mouth cardamom flavoured eggless Indian shortbread cookie usually serve with tea. Make nankhatai with this video recipe.

74.) No Bake Almond Flower Cookies - Badam Katli

These No Bake Almond Flower Cookies or Badam Katli make a quick and easy dessert for any occasion. Making these adorable flower cookies are so simple.

75.) No Churn Peach Blueberry Ice Cream (Video)

This No-churn Peach Blueberry ice-cream is super creamy, full of peachy, blueberry and almond flavor. It is egg-free and madw without an icecream maker.

76.) No-Bake Peach Gingerbread Cheesecake Parfait

This No-bake Peach Gingerbread Cheesecake Parfait is ridiculously easy. Sweet and tangy cream cheese filling. It also has a distinct gingerbread layer.

77.) Oat Strawberry Kheer – Oat Strawberry Pudding

Oat strawberry Kheer is a pudding made with oats, strawberries and milk. This rich and creamy textured dessert is super easy and quick.

78.) Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies (Video Recipe)

These Cookies are filled with chocolate chunks, which have oats, peanut butter, and Nutella. A little gooey and when they are warm, and crisp when cooled.

79.) Peanut Katli

Peanut Katli or Mungfali Katli is a delicious and melt-in-mouth classic Indian fudge made with peanuts, milk powder, sugar, and ghee.

80.) Peanut Ladoo

Peanut Ladoo is a quick, healthy, nutritious, vegan, gluten-free, and delicious Indian sweet made with  peanuts, jaggery, and cardamom.

81.) Peas Coconut Peda Recipe - Matar Nariyal Ke Pede

Peas Coconut Peda Recipe | Matar Nariyal Ke Pede — they are are soft, buttery, creamy, and with a little bit nutty. They would just melt in your mouth.

82.) Pineapple Coconut Rabri

Pineapple Coconut Rabri is an Indian dessert. This exotic sweet dish has a unique fruity-juicy pineapple flavor which shines this authentic dessert Rabri.

83.) Pineapple Ladoo

Pineapple Ladoo is a quick, easy, delicious Indian dessert made with pineapple, semolina, coconut and sugar. Ideal after-meal dessert.

84.) Puff Pastry Gujia

Puff Pastry Gujia are a newest modified version of very famous Indian sweet Gujia. You can call these Cutting Edge Gujia!

85.) Pumpkin Tofu Halwa

Pumpkin Tofu Halwa has a nice aroma of cardamom with the roasting flavour of tofu, and creaminess of pumpkin. Taste best when served warm or cold.

86.) Quick and Easy Kiwi Pineapple Honey Yogurt Parfait

Pineapple Kiwi Honey Yogurt Parfait is a light and delicious parfait made with kiwi, pineapple, yogurt, honey and cookies. Use fresh or canned pineapples.

87.) Rajasthani Besan Churma - Chickpea Flour Indian Dessert

Make Rajasthani besan churma at home, with the simple tips and tricks I have given in this recipe. Besan churma recipe with a video tutorial.

88.) Rajasthani Gulab Churma Recipe - Rose Choorma Without Oven

Rajasthani Gulab Churma or Rose Choorma is a special delicacy of Rajasthani cuisine which is served with dal aati. Learn to make this dessert at home.

89.) Rajasthani Mawa Kachori Recipe

Mawe ki kachori or Jaipuri Mawa kachori is a famous Rajasthani sweet. These are stuffed with sweet mawa filling and then deep-fried and coated in sugar syrup.

90.) Rajbhog Recipe - Kesar Rasgulla

Rajbhog is a popular and traditional Bengali Sweet. Here, crushed dry fruit stuffed paneer cheese balls are cooked in a saffron cardamom flavored sugar syrup.

91.) Rasgulla Recipe - How To Make Soft and Spongy Rasgulla

Spongy Rasgulla is a popular Indian sweet recipe where melt-in-mouth soft paneer balls are cooked in a sugar syrup. Learn to make Bengali rasgulla at home.

92.) Rose Ice Cream (3-Ingredient, No-Churn)

This rose ice cream is a smooth, velvety and delicious treat delicately flavoured with rose syrup. Learn to make No Churn Rose ice cream with a video.

93.) Saffron Rice Kheer - Kesar Chawal Ki Kheer (Video)

This Saffron Rice Kheer is a classic, rich and creamy Indian rice pudding flavored with cardamom, saffron and rose water. This makes a great dessert.

94.) Sago Fruit Custard (Sabudana Fruit Custard)

Sago Fruit Custard or Sabudana Fruit Custard is a delightful and refreshing dessert, prepared with milk, sago pearls, custard powder, and assorted fruits.

95.) Sago Pudding with Blueberry Sauce

Candied Sago Pudding With Blueberry Sauce is a super tasty, beautiful, and excellent pudding. Made with sago, milk, sugar and flavoured with blueberry sauce.

96.) Seviyan Kheer - Rose Flavored Vermicelli Pudding

Seviyan kheer or Rose Flavored Vermicelli Pudding is a very delicious and popular Indian dessert prepared with thin vermicelli, milk, sugar, and rose water.

97.) Shahi Tukda

Shahi Tukda is a type of bread pudding where ghee-fried bread slices are dunked in sugar syrup and are generously covered creamy rabri.

98.) Shakkarpara + Shankarpali (Fried, Air Fryer, and Baked Recipe)

These crispy, sweet, crunchy, and deliciously flaky deep-fried pastries 'Shakkarpara' and 'Shankarpali' make a wonderful sweet snack along with some hot milk.

99.) Strawberry Kulfi

This super easy, No cook Instant Strawberry Kulfi is a delicious, rich, dense, and creamy frozen dessert. Perfect as an after-meal dessert.


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